The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 36 56
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.64% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.21% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.50%
Information Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 218 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.42% 82.26% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 205 300
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Cacti
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) SecurID
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) TACACS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 2 (28.57%) SecurID
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) Cacti
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight